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From doug <do...@patriot.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] [Fwd: apache]
Date Fri, 04 Oct 2002 22:34:37 GMT
does it matter if these other filesystems happen to be vfat?

Doug

On Fri, 2002-10-04 at 18:32, Jacob Coby wrote:
> "There are frequently circumstances where it is necessary to allow web
> access to parts of the filesystem that are not strictly underneath the
> DocumentRoot. Apache offers several different ways to accomplish this. On
> Unix systems, symbolic links can bring other parts of the filesystem under
> the DocumentRoot. For security reasons, Apache will follow symbolic links
> only if the Options setting for the relevant directory includes
> FollowSymLinks or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch.
> 
> Alternatively, the Alias directive will map any part of the filesystem into
> the web space. For example, with
> 
>   Alias /docs /var/web
> the URL http://www.example.com/docs/dir/file.html will be served from
> /var/web/dir/file.html. The ScriptAlias directive works the same way, with
> the additional effect that all content located at the target path is treated
> as CGI scripts."
> 
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/urlmapping.html
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> 
> From: "doug" <dougm@patriot.net>
> To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
> Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 6:23 PM
> Subject: [users@httpd] [Fwd: apache]
> 
> 
> > does anyone know how to allow symbolic links within apache 2.0, 1.3
> > allowed this, but its not working in 2.0
> >
> > [Fri Oct 04 18:13:57 2002] [crit] [client yada] (13)Permission denied:
> > /mnt/ddrive/.htaccess pcfg_openfile: unable to check htaccess file,
> > ensure it is readable
> > [Fri Oct 04 18:15:15 2002] [error] [client yada] Symbolic link not
> > allowed: /home/doug/pictures
> >
> 
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